Memories of The Carousel

It lasted 25 years…  The Carousel at Davenport Park in downtown Saint Augustine, Florida.  Just over a week ago many many people came to participate/witness the last rides taken on the Carousel, before it’s retirement & journey home to Port Charlotte, Florida.  An article in the local newspaper stated the owner wished before his passing,…

The Nine-Banded Armadillo

Another animal spotted by my dog, he wasn’t barking, he was just looking to the right with a bewildered stare.  There was a small family in the neighbors yard, a mother and two juvenile Armadillo.  It was a cooler summer night before dusk, they are usually only active at night. I was far away, this…

Maasai Mara & safariLive

WildEarth – safariLIVE in the Maasai Mara, The Mara Triangle, Kenya… Screen Shots taken from the safariLIVE program, presently filming in the Maasai Mara, Kenya.  Broadcast Live twice a day on YouTube. Some of my favorite scenes are the Iconic views seen in The Mara Triangle. The Sausage Tree Pride are the lions in these…

Other People’s Cats…

Photos I’ve taken of other people’s cats seems to have become a new little hobby of mine.  I think they all like to use my backyard as a rest area or an oasis of sorts.  My dog basically informs me when he has the visitor in his sight, he starts with a whining then proceeds…

Decoration Day…

Memorial Day, was originally called Decoration Day, a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.  As a child I remember my Grandparents calling Memorial Day, Decoration Day.    I asked; “Why is today called Decoration Day? “, it was explained to me, this is the day…

Backyard Visitor, Not My Cat

They come and they go, the neighborhood cats.  My backyard is like an oasis for them, but I think they all stop in my backyard to drive my dog crazy…

Remember Them All

Memorial Day, was originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Memorial Day came, after The Civil War, to honor our dead. It was officially proclaimed on May 5th 1868. General John Logan. “Decorating the graves of those who died in…

Mid-Century Home Decor

I am a really big fan of mid-century art and home decor. I guess it’s just the nostalgic bones in me.   Nostalgic is experiencing or exhibiting nostalgia, a sentimental or wistful yearning for the happiness felt in a former place, situation, or time.   I enjoy visiting eBay to enter searches for mid-century, vintage,…